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Death certificate

You can order a death certificate online.

If we are unable to find the record, we will send you a full refund.

Online orders are usually processed in 10 to 30 working days.

Order online

Phone orders and walk-in

You can order and pay by phone in all civil registration offices except Dublin, Kildare and Wicklow.

Some civil registration services have a walk-in service.

Phone orders are usually processed in 5 working days.

Information you need to provide

To get a death certificate you need to provide:

  • full name of the deceased
  • date of death
  • name of street, hospital, home, town where the deceased died
  • former address of deceased
  • age of deceased when they passed away


A death certificate costs €20.

Postage for online and postal orders is €1.50 per order in Ireland and €2 per order outside of Ireland.

Related topic

Ordering certificates

page last reviewed: 22/10/2018
next review due: 22/10/2021